Meet Our Team

Mecklenburg Paint Company is focused on networking and establishing relationships both in and out of the office. We are a family owned and operated business and take pride in the relationships we have developed and continue to develop with those in our industry. We would love for you to get to know a little bit more about us and we look forward to learning  a little more about you and your company.

Howard Etheredge

Founder/President/Project and Operations Manager

Retired in August 2017

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Experience

  • Over 30 years experience in the painting industry
  • Extensive experience in management, operations, and client relationships
  • Founded Mecklenburg Paint Company in 1989

Education/Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Building Science from Clemson University
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing in fresh and salt water, and snow skiing

 

 

Liz Etheredge

CEO/Accounting and Marketing Manager/Business Development

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Experience

  • Over 20 years in the painting industry
  • Extensive experience in accounting, marketing and client relationships
  • Worked in HVAC industry under contracts
  • Associated with BOMA, IFMA, IREM and CREW
  • 2013 Mecklenburg Times 50 Most Influential Women recipient
  • 2012 Charlotte Business Journal Women in Business recipient

Education/Background

  • Bachelor of Science from Winthrop University
  • Enjoys music, mountain biking, bargain shopping, traveling and the beach

 

 

Mike Hord

Assistant Project Manager

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Experience

  • Over 20 years at Mecklenburg Paint Company
  • Superintendent responsible for managing Mecklenburg Paint’s 20+ certified painters
  • Works as a Assistant Project Manager to assure that approved work with run smoothly
  • Enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching Clemson football

 

Ruth Rushing

Senior Project Manager/Estimator/Accountant

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Experience

  • Over 15 years experience as a Commercial Painting Project Manager / Estimator
  • 10 years experience as a Commercial General Contractor Project Manager / Estimator
  • 3 years experience as a Commercial Real Estate CPA
  • 11 years experience as a Tax CPA

Education/Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Math and Accounting from Francis Marion University
  • Member of the NC Association of CPAs and a member of the SC Association of CPAs
  • Licensee as a NC General Contractor
  • Enjoys boating, playing with her dog and working on home projects

 

 

Andy Fischer

Senior Project Manager/Estimator/Business Development

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Experience

  • 1986 – 1999 Painter, Crew Leader, Estimator and Sales – Residential Repaint
  • 1999 – Current Project Manager and Estimator with a focus in Client Relationships
  • Past President of Charlotte Chapter Painting and Decorating Contractors of America
  • Management for Office, Retail and Industrial Commercial Painting projects with a focus on maintenance painting

Education/Background

  • Masters Degree in Christian Education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Bachelor Degree in Christian Education from Bryan College
  • Enjoys reading, visiting historical sites, spending time with family and traveling to the mountains and beach

 

 

Allison Etheredge Warren

Project Manager/Estimator/Business Development

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Experience

  • 8 years experience in Customer Service
  • Attendee of several after hour events with BOMA, IREM, IFMA and CREW
  • Enjoys working alongside the property managers and vendors in this industry

Education/Background

  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from UNC Charlotte
  • Dual Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Design from UNC Charlotte
  • Enjoys traveling, boating, skiing, dancing and taking photos

 

Stefanie Charron, CPM

Project Manager/Estimator/Business Development

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Experience

  • 7 years experience in Commercial Property Management
  • Active member of IREM, including Chair of the Golf Tournament Committee (2016 & 2017)
  • CPM designation earned through IREM in 2014
  • Enjoys developing lasting relationships with property managers and vendors in this industry

Education/Background

  • Bachelors of Science in English from Appalachian State University
  • Enjoys reading, music, and quality time at the lake with her husband, friends and family

 

David Warren

Operations Manager

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Experience

  • 7 years experience in Account Management for Commercial Landscaping
  • Specializes in Crew Production and Management for Mecklenburg Paint’s 20+ certified painters
  • Has developed and maintained lasting relationships with clients and vendors through the landscape industry

Education/Background

  • Bachelors of Arts in Geology with a minor in Horticulture from Clemson University
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Enjoys fishing, boating, skiing, Clemson football, golf and primitive camping